A reconfinement due to a resurgence of the epidemic of coronavirus ? According to a poll by Harris Interactive for LCI, 72% of the French believe the scenario is plausible. About Jean Castex, the senior official in charge of the déconfinement, he warns : “A reconfinement in emergency must be anticipated “.
The fear of the second wave is the heart of the report made yesterday by mr. déconfinement of the government, which urges us to be ” a very high level of vigilance “.
It is the policy of the Stop and Go, the alternation of periods of life (almost) normal and containment in areas where a cluster would appear and where the level of hospitalizations in the intensive care unit would reach a certain level.
Stop and Go in Germany
In Germany, a canton of North Rhine-Westphalia, in fact, the bitter experience since Friday. While almost 10 % of the employees of a meat processing plant have tested positive for Covid-19, the regional State has decided to postpone the opening of restaurants and amusement parks, as well as the lifting of restrictions in the contacts.
Germany has set the threshold of reconfinement, at the local level, to 50 new cases per 100 000 inhabitants. Three cantons are currently involved.
More far away from us, in South Korea, the bars and clubs of the province of Geyonggi, which includes the capital Seoul, have been again closed this weekend after an upsurge in cases of contamination.